Jewish Philosophy: Jewish Law and Political Thought

Rabbi Mordechai Becher

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, originally from Australia, is an instructor at Yeshiva University and alumni Rabbi of Neve Yerushalayim College. He received his ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and holds an MA in Medieval Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School. He taught at Ohr Somayach and Neve Yerushalayim in Jerusalem and served in the Israel Defense Forces. Rabbi Becher has answered thousands of questions on AsktheRabbi.org,  presents a Talmud class, Dimensions of the Daf, on cable TV with the Jewish Broadcasting Service and was senior lecture for Gateways for 20 years. Rabbi Becher’s latest book, Gateway to Judaism, published by Artscroll/Shaar Press, is in its tenth printing. He has taught in the USA, Canada, England, Israel, South Africa, Australia and Russia, and is a scholar in residence for Legacy Kosher Tours. He has led tours in Africa, Australia, Czech Republic, China, England, Hungary, India, Italy, Israel, Japan, Panama, Russia, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Sample Titles The Written And Oral Laws Introduction to the Written Law Introduction to the Oral Law The Bible as History (You’ve Seen the Movie, Now Read the Book!) Unearthing Ancient Mysteries: Archaeology and the Bible. Why Not Write It All Down? The Oral Law: Tradition or Invention? (Accuracy of the Oral Tradition)* Criticizing the Critics: Analysis and Response to Biblical Criticism Who Cares What Happened to the Ox? or Why Study Gemara? Do I Have To Take That Literally? Midrash, Metaphor and Meaning.* The Hidden Dimension: Mystical Aspects of the Talmud. Rabbinic Laws; Customs, and Jewish Practice. A Page of Talmud: Content, History, Development and Mystery Prophecy, Sinai and Jewish Law. The Seven Noachide Laws. “An Eye For An Eye”: What Does it Really Mean? Torah Study and the Pursuit of a Livelihood. Science and the Torah: Some Common Ground. What Is Kabbalah?* History, Concepts and Power of Kabbalah Probability, Statistics and Minority Rights: An Analysis of a Mishnah. A Mistaken Court: An Analysis of a...

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